Happy Birthday Lalo Schifrin. ‘El Señor Director Schifrin’

This day (June 21, 1932), in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is born Boris Claudio Schifrin a.a.k. Lalo Schifrin, an Argentine composer, pianist and conductor.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Al Jarreau - The Fox (2012) 2 . w/ Bbc Bigband - Mission: Impossible Theme (2006) 3 . w/ & James Morrison - Millennium Blues (2010) 4 . The Fox (2007) 5 . Montuno (1999) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown & Grady Tate –…

Jimmy Smith records ‘The Cat’ with a big band arranged by Lalo Schifrin (1964)

Jimmy Smith's 'The Cat' is an album recorded on April 27 & 29, 1964. with a big band arranged by Lalo Schifrin and released in September 1964 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Theme From Joy House (Lalo Schifrin) - 04:38 . 2.The Cat (From Joy House) (Lalo Schifrin, Rick Ward) - 03:24 . 3.Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) - 04:00 . 4.Main Title From The Carpetbaggers (Elmer Bernstein, Ray…

Lalo Schifrin records ‘Black Widow’ featuring Patti Austin for CTI (1976)

Lalo Schifrin's 'Black Widow' is an album featuring, among others, Patti Austin on vocals and recorded on March 29 & 30, 1976 and released the same year by CTITrack Listing : 1.Black Widow (Lalo Schifrin) - 04:11 . 2.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) - 04:31 . 3.Quiet Village (Les Baxter) - 05:45 . 4.Moonglow/Theme From Picnic (Will Hudson, Irving Mills, Eddie Delange/George Duning, Steve…

Lalo Schifrin records ‘Bullitt,’ the soundtrack album to the eponymous movie (1968)

Lalo Schifrin's 'Bullitt' is the soundtrack album to the eponymous motion picture, recorded on December 6 & 7, 1968 and released In 1969 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Bullitt (Main Title) (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:08 . 2.Room 26 (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:23 . 3.Hotel Daniels (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:53 . 4.The Aftermath Of Love (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:49 . 5.Music To Interrogate By (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:50…

This week In Jazz Legends 25/52

Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet

George Benson records ‘Weekend in L.A.’ featuring ‘On Broadway’ (1977)

George Benson's 'Weekend in L.A.' is a live album recorded between September 30 and October 2, 1977 and released In 1978 By Warner Bros.1 . Weekend In La (Montreux, 1986) 2 . The Greatest Love Of All Track Listing : 1.Weekend In L.A. (George Benson) - 07:28 . 2.On Broadway Song Review (Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil) - 10:07 . 3.Down Here On The Ground (Gale Garnett, Lalo…

Portishead release their debut album : ‘Dummy’ featuring ‘Glory Box’ (1994)

Portishead's 'Dummy' is their debut album released on August 22, 1994 by Go! Beat.1 . Mysterons (Live Recording, Studio 104) 2 . Strangers (Roseland NYC) 3 . Wandering Star (Live Recording, Studio 104) 4 . Roads 5 . Glory Box 6 . Sour Times (Bizarre Festival, 1998) 7 . Strangers (Bizarre Festival, 1998) 8 . Glory Box (Live) Track Listing : 1.Mysterons (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley) -…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

This week In Jazz Legends 17/52

John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Smith, Count Basie, Joshua Redman, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz, Michel Legrand, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Toots Thielemans, Fred Hersch, Diane Schuur

Tony Bennett releases ‘If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set,’ an album arranged by Don Costa (1965)

Tony Bennett's 'If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set' is a studio album arranged by Don Costa and released on April 19, 1965 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Samba Do Avião (Song Of The Jet) (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) - 03:34 . 2.Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard) - 04:00 . 3.How Insensitive (Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 04:23 . 4.If I Ruled The World…

Dizzy Gillespie records ‘An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet’ live at MOMA in New York City (1961)

'An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet' is a live album recorded on February 9, 1961 at Museum of Modern Art in New York City and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Kush (Dizzy Gillespie) – 11:01 . 2.Salt Peanuts (Kenny Clarke, Dizzy Gillespie) – 07:08 . 3.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 06:46 . 4.The Mooche (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills)…

This week In Jazz Legends 06/52

Michel Petrucciani, Anthony Jackson . Steve Gadd, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Ramsey Lewis, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer . Nhøp, Lalo Schifrin, The Bad Plus, Stan Kenton, Count BasieThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: - A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba - Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate - Ow! (1985) . w/ Charlie Parker - Hot…

Wes Montgomery records his nineteenth album : ‘Down Here on the Ground’ for A&M (1967)

Wes Montgomery's 'Down Here on the Ground' is his nineteenth album recorded on December 20, 21, 1967 & January 22, 26, 1968 and released in 1968 By A&M.Track Listing : 1.Wind Song (Herb Alpert, Nick Ceroli, Neil Larsen, John Pisano, Paul Francis Webster) - 02:22 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 02:46 . 3.The Other Man'S Grass Is Always Greener (Tony Hatch,…

Astronomy Domine

From 'El Satelite' to 'Saturday Night On Saturn', we have mixed 17 'Jazz With a Slice Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Stars, Planets And Other Sky Items'. It has Benny Carter, Pat Metheny, Gene Ammons With Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Dinah Washington and many more.